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PBIS stars honored at Highland Elementary

These Highland Elementary PBIS Star students were chosen for the second nine- week period of school. The students exhibited positive behavior, and showed respect and responsibility. In front, from left, are Jaylen Moore, Shaniya Daughtery, Janna Semien, Eaton Fontenot and Anjielle Fontenot. In back, from left, are LaShyra Harvey, Joseph Thibodeaux, DeJon Washington, Vickie Tran, Jason Tran, Fajah Guillory, Terre’Janae Broussard and Dalaysia Green. Not pictured is Aniya Strauss. (Photo Submitted)

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Class Act Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Jadey Miller, a senior at Eunice High School. Her parents are Bridgette and Nicky Miller.

If you had to live in another part of the world, where would you want to live and why? I wouldn’t live anywhere elase because I like being close to family.

Do you have a career wish? I would like to become a video editor.

What could you eat seven days a week? Potatoes.

What could you never eat? Celery.

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Although it looks similar to the native ladybeetle, the variegated Asian ladybeetle is an invasive species that has become common throughout North America, and it often seeks shelter in homes in large numbers. Photo by Jong-Seok Park/Louisiana State Arthropod Museum

Asian ladybeetle shows up in La.

By: Bruce Schultz,
BATON ROUGE – An invasive insect species could be making itself at home in your house, and an LSU AgCenter entomologist says the unwelcome guest is the variegated Asian ladybeetle.
“It is not a native species,” LSU AgCenter entomologist Chris Carlton said. “In Louisiana, we have at least 75 species of ladybugs, and most are native.”
This particular ladybug came to Louisiana in 1988, possibly from a shipping container. “No one really knows how it got here,” he said.

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Baylor Lomas, 6, gets a chance to visit with Santa after the annual Kiwanis Club Christmas parade held Dec. 8.

Christmas at City Hall

Drew Michael Ortego, 3, takes a closer look at a Nutcracker inside the city hall during Santa’s annual visit with kids. Ortego is the son of Shannon and Nikki Ortego. (Photos by Myra Miller)


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